Liza Howard

Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.

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Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.


Plane ticket: check

Eliot got home from his weeklong conference yesterday afternoon.  Whoop!!  He brought Asa a tiny Black Diamond lantern and I got a headlamp.  Score.  Asa spent the rest of the day shutting himself in dark rooms to use his present.  I’ll wear mine December 4th.  I just got my plane ticket for the race.  It’ll be quite the [...]

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35 on the treadmill

Well, I’m not going to set any world records by running 35 miles on the treadmill tonight.  Looks like the record belongs to a Hungarian lady.  153 miles in 24 hours.  (I didn’t do much rigorous research for that info, so if there’s some other crazy woman out there with an amazing tolerance for running towards a wall, [...]

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One Step.

I walked into my bedroom last night and found Asa asleep in my bed — arms wrapped around a big book about fire trucks and his left leg in my plantar fasciitis boot.  I wish I could have taken a picture without waking him.  Sometimes the cuteness is just paralyzing around here.  I stood and watched the dear little guy for a good while. [...]

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Stubbornness v. Perseverance

I was talking to my priest about running yesterday.  What!?  You don’t?  He’s not a runner and I’m sure he didn’t realize we were talking about running.  Or maybe he did.  He’s a smarty.  Anyway, he asked what the difference between stubbornness and perseverance was.  It seems like a good distinction to [...]

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Texas sweat

I walked out of the house this morning without my coffee.  I did this despite continuously repeating “Don’t forget the coffee.” for five minutes before leaving.  Outloud.  Not the best start to the day, and pretty indicative of my state of  mind mid-week.  Single parents out there: I am not worthy!!! I always feel wildly [...]

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